Patrick Dean of Dean Transportation will serve as the 2019 chair of the board of directors for the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. Dean succeeds April Clobes of Michigan State University Federal Credit Union, who will remain on the board as past chair. Wendy Hamilton of TechSmith will serve as chair-elect and is in line to serve as board chair in 2020.
In addition to Dean, Clobes and Hamilton, chamber board officers in 2019 will be Steve Owen of Foster Swift Collins & Smith, David Baker of Farm Bureau Insurance and Tim Daman, chamber president and chief executive officer.
The chamber welcomed five new board members including Dr. Kathleen Wilbur of Michigan State University, Jeff Metts of Dowding Industries, Kirk Ray of McLaren Greater Lansing, Ken Misiewicz of Pleune Service Co. and David Lewis of AT&T.